Posted on June 7, 2015 11:11 am by Robert Joseph Baker
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Brandon James Bartlette has spent the last two-and-a-half years in the Clarendon County Detention Center for his role in the single-vehicle wreck that killed his 22-year-old cousin.
He will spend about eight more years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections after a plea to felony driving under the influence and other unrelated charges on Friday in Clarendon County General Sessions Court.
Circuit Court Judge Robert E. Hood sentenced Bartlette to 12 years in prison, with credit for time-served, and noted the defendant will have to serve at least 85 percent of the sentence before he is eligible for parole.… Read the rest
Posted on June 7, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker
1692 – Port Royal, Jamaica, was hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people were killed and 3,000 were seriously injured.
1776 – Richard Henry Lee presents the “Lee Resolution” to the Continental Congress. The motion was seconded by John Adams and led to the United States Declaration of Independence.
1892 – Benjamin Harrison becomes the first president of the United States to attend a baseball game.
1965 – The Supreme Court of the United States hands down its decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
1990 – Universal Studios
Posted on June 6, 2015 10:10 pm by Leigh Ann Maynard
The Manning Times had three wonderful interns from Manning High School during the 2014-15 school year. We have enjoyed being a part of your lives and education, Taylor, Emily and Ari. We wish y’all all the best in the future!
Posted on June 6, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
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TURBEVILLE – Kenneth LaRue Welch, 52, husband of Deborah D. Frye, died Thursday, June 4, 2015, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
Born Feb. 20, 1963, he was a son of Kenneth and Letha B. Welch. He was a truck driver with R-Trans LLC.
Survivors besides his wife and parents include a daughter, Christen Frye of Turbeville; a son, “BoBo” Frye of Lynchburg; four brothers, Kent Welch (Rena), Anthony Welch (Rhonda), and Chad Welch (Janelle), all of Turbeville, and Kevin Welch (Melissa) of Winston Salem, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Jade Parker and Kira Owens.
He was preceded in death … Read the rest
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Posted on June 6, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
With all our high school graduations behind us for the Classses of 2015 spread throughout Clarendon County, we know we have some proud parents, grandparents and relatives out there. Say congrats to your graduates by sending a picture, FULL NAME and SCHOOL to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will post them throughout the weekend and early next week.
Posted on June 6, 2015 1:01 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
We have now come to the end of the 121st session of the South Carolina General Assembly.
We will return June 16 for one or two weeks to deal with Gov. Nikki Haley’s budget vetoes and to tie up some loose ends.
The following bills were read for the third time and sent to the state House of Representatives: the Small Business Regulatory Review Committee; the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District; Bamberg-Ehrhardt School District 1; Denmark-Olar School District 2; Charter schools; Elementary school food service meal requirements; Florence County School District 3; Florence County School District 5; Savings promotion contests; … Read the rest
Posted on June 6, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
Bond will still have to wait for a 61-year-old Manning man who allegedly shot his wife five times and then turned himself into authorities at the Clarendon County Detention Center, almost a year after the incident.
Circuit Court Judge Robert E. Hood said Friday in Clarendon County General Sessions Court that he will hold a conference call later this week with the 3rd Circuit Solicitor’s Office, the 3rd Circuit Public Defender’s Office and the State Law Enforcement Division regarding forensic evidence in the state’s case against Johnny Lee Richburg Jr.
Richburg was arrested Aug. 9, 2015, after turning himself in … Read the rest
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SUMMERTON – James Green Jr., 56, husband of Esther Bowman Green, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.
Born Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1958, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late James Green Sr. and Sarah Brown Green. He received his education from Clarendon County public schools. He was a member of Open House of Prayer Outreach Ministry. James was employed with Piggly Wiggly of Summerton for 28 years, until his health failed.
Survivors besides his wife of the home include six children, Tony (LaShenda) Junious, Keith (Lyndra) Bowman, Tanika (Everett) Bowman, Willie (Amber) … Read the rest
Posted on June 6, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker
1939 – Judge Joseph Force Crater, known as the “Missingest Man in New York”, is declared legally dead.
1968 – Robert F. Kennedy, Democratic Party senator from New York and brother of 35th President John F. Kennedy, dies from gunshot wounds inflicted on June 5.
1984 – Tetris, one of the best-selling video games of all time, is first released in the USSR.
1997 – While attending her senior prom in Lacey Township, New Jersey, Melissa Drexler gives birth in a bathroom stall, leaves the baby to die in a trash can and then returns to the prom.
Posted on June 5, 2015 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
The Tuomey Healthcare System Board of Directors announced Friday that Michelle Logan-Owens will serve as acting president and chief executive officer effective Monday.
She has worked at Tuomey for more than 20 years and most recently served as a vice-president.
“We are confident that Michelle has the experience and talent to move Tuomey forward,” said Tuomey Board Chairman John Brabham in a release. “As a leader at Tuomey, she has proven that she not only has the skills to lead our team, she also has the heart for our hospital and this community.”
Logan Owens, a native of Pinewood, is … Read the rest
Posted on June 5, 2015 11:11 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
Henry Lee Ragin, 71, died Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital.
Born Dec. 24, 1943, in Manning, he was a son of the late Bubba Lee Boyd and Thelma Ragin Boyd, and was raised by his grandparents, Dudie Ragin and Agnes Charles Ragin.
Celebratory services will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Hayes F. and LaNelle J. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel, 114 N. Church St. in Manning, with Elder Renel Trevol officiating.
Burial will be in Goodwill Baptist Church cemetery, 1329 Goodwill Church Road in Manning.
The family will receive friends at the home of … Read the rest
Posted on June 5, 2015 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
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The Manning-Santee Junior American Legion baseball team fell to 1-1 on the season Thursday with a 7-1 loss to Bishopville.
Kyle Simms, Daniel Culick and Del McGaw each recorded hits, while Jake Jordan picked up the loss, giving up five runs in two innings of work.
The team will host Sumter at 7 p.m. Friday at Laurence Manning Academy.
Posted on June 5, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker
One of two men arrested in early 2014 for the shooting death of a 23-year-old Manning man pleaded guilty Friday in Clarendon County General Sessions Court to voluntary manslaughter.
Circuit Court Judge Robert E. Hood sentenced Joseph Tindal, 39, of 1156 High Hills Lane in Manning, to 23 years in prison for Tindal’s pleas to that charge and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
The sentence was in line with the recommendation by 3rd Circuit Assistant Solicitor Christopher DuRant, who told Hood that Tindal shot 23-year-old Maurice Conyers Feb. 9, 2014, during an altercation at a house party … Read the rest
Posted on June 5, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker
Christine M. Dicks, 92, widow of Samuel L. Dicks, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at her home in Sumter.
Born in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Hattie Wright McKnight.
The family will receive friends at the Dicks’ home, 1091 McKeiver Road in Sumter.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Palmer Memorial Chapel of Sumter.
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